The Audio-Technica ATH-E40s are Audio-Technica’s lowest cost in-ear monitors, at about $100, and they give musicians a chance to monitor themselves while performing on stage and at practice. The in-ear monitors are in the same price range as the popular Shure SE215s and other in-ears that I’ve reviewed in the… Read More »Audio-Technica ATH-E40 In-Ear Monitors Review
Recording vocals at home can be a tricky and frustrating process, especially if you’re new to home recording. Most homes aren’t built to sound great acoustically and there’s a lot of bad advice out there on how to record vocals such as how to set your gain level when recording… Read More »10 Steps to Recording Better Vocals at Home [Infographic]
The Audiofly AF100 In-Ear Monitors are Audiofly’s cheapest in-ear monitors and they offer musicians live in-ear monitoring for $90. While they’re not the lowest cost option out there for musicians, they are comparable in price to many popular alternatives like the Shure Se215s and Westone UM Pro 10s. Audiofly and the AF100s are… Read More »Audiofly AF100 In-Ear Monitors Review
The M6 Pro In-Ear Monitors are in-ear headphones aimed at musicians who need to invest in their first pair of in-ear monitors but need to do so on a budget. They can also work as backups for more expensive in-ears or even at the gym or for daily listening. The… Read More »MEE Audio M6 Pro In-Ear Monitors Review
I’ve had the Ground Control Pro for a few years now. Since my last band dissolved a few years ago, it’s mainly been sitting in a pedalboard case going unused. But now that I’m starting to get involved in a new project, I needed something to control my guitar amp… Read More »Line 6 Pod HD500x vs. Ground Control Pro as a MIDI Foot Controller
Recent years have seen radical changes within the music industry. There are more independent artists than ever before breaking into the mainstream without the support of a major label. This new generation of unsigned talent is releasing and promoting their music independently, taking their career into their own hands. How… Read More »How to Release Music Without a Record Label
Trying to decide whether to go with Reverb’s Direct Checkout or PayPal as your account’s selected payment method when selling your music gear on Reverb.com? This article will give you the low down on the two options, the advantages and disadvantages of each, and which to choose when listing your… Read More »Reverb Direct Checkout Vs. PayPal: Which is Better?
Where should you sell your music gear? Reverb or eBay? That’s the questions you’re asking yourself as you try to get the most value back from your gear and look to avoid dealing with the hassles of selling gear online like shipping and low-ball offers. In this article, I’m going… Read More »Reverb.com vs. eBay: Where Should You Sell Your Gear?
When you’re first getting into recording music at home, or even in aspirations of one day opening up your own studio, you’ll quickly learn that it’s not as easy as it seems to get great sounding results. It takes time, practice, and experimentation to get it right. You’ll always be… Read More »35+ Recording Tips for Beginners (Straight From the Experts)
The Spider V30 is a 30-watt combo amp simulator in Line 6’s newest generation of the Spider series. The amp has over 200 combined simulated amplifiers, guitar cabinets, and effects like reverb, delay, compression, and modulation. It features a small, 8″ speaker to provide a unit that Line 6 claims as… Read More »Line 6 Spider V30 Review & Sound Demo (Metal)